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Fairy Tales the problem faced by the hero. a heroine of a fairy tale who is maltreated by a malevolent stepmother. a person who is believed to practice black magic. synonym of scare. usually the ending of a fairy tale. Big
The Odyssey formal and dignified. try to gain the love of someone. not friendly or forthcoming. a bulbous plant. one of a person`s blood relations. Hard
The Road Not Taken A person, place, thing, object, or activity that stands for something beyond itself used to add a deeper meaning to the theme . The message a poet once the poem to have for the reader . The science or study of poetic meters and verse . The overall organization of lines and/or the predictable patterns of sound . Voice of the poem. Older Children
'You Gotta Love Aphrodite' Who was chosen to be Aphrodite's husband?. The woman created to be Epimetheus's wife.. The one good thing left in the container.. The Greek name for the jar given to Pandora.. Kept in the container that Pandora opened.. Hard
-tion Crossword When you see 'tion' in a word, you say 'shun'. Can you work out which -tion words fit the clues? A choice.. The act of adding.. A sudden, violent outburst.. The act of giving to a charity.. A short description to go with an illustration.. Older Children
25 Literary Terms Complete crossword puzzle a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group . a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter. the fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect. an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning.. Hard
3 little pigs where they live. the animal who tries to eat the pigs. somethin to light a fire in. how many pigs where there. Easy
6 + 1 Plus You it makes them want to read the rest of your paper . presentation of information is compelling . auditory trait. Usually the first paragraph. Two things make ideas work well: clarity and details. Older Children
8 Parts of Speech shows how a noun or a pronoun is related to some other word in the sentence. modifies a verb, adjective, or adverb. modifies a noun or a pronoun. exclamatory word that is not related to the other words in a sentence. joins words or groups of words. Easy
A Doll's House Doctor's ailment. To sign another person;s name. December 25th. Country where Mr. Helmer recovered. Last name of the doctor. Teenage
A Glossary of GCSE literary terms An improbable comedy. Very shocking or dramatic emotional scene. Animals are used in a moral tale or story. The main topic linking ideas. A way for the author to introduce ideas that have happened previously. Hard
A Long Walk To Water When the soldiers were coming fro the people how did the did what animal killed them in the water. Where was salva's second refuge camp. What is Salva's full name . How did the group of men kill Salva's Uncle (what weapon). Before I put the jog of water on my head i have to put the . Hard
A MAIDEN WITH A WOODEN BOWL unwavering, persistent. polish, varnish. misgiving, doubt. profusion, plenty. sad, pitiful. Big
A Midsummer Night's Dream with little or no preparation; without rehearsal. to disobey or disregard the rules. without fear; bold; daring. the good judgment and sensitivity needed to avoid upsetting others. someone who is eager to give unwanted help or advice. Hard
A Midsummer Night's Dream Where does the potion get placed?. Who put the potion on the 4 lovers?. Who does Titania love when she is under the spell? . 'Thou art as wise thou art beautiful' . Who does Lysander betray?. Big
A Raisin in the Sun long speech or talk made by one person. a state of dreamy or fanciful mediation; a daydream. quickly; speedily. showing great suffering as from worry or grief. inscription on a tombstone; summary of a deceased person's life. Hard
A Raisin in the Sun to postpone. What does Ruth consider doing?. Beneatha's African boyfriend. what Walter wants for his son. Walter's friend. Hard
A Scandal in Bohemia inspiring disgust and loathing; repugnant. an insulting or mocking remark; a taunt. (of a place) gone through hurriedly, with things stolen and property damaged . to make more appealing by adding details or features . (of a person or mental process) intelligently analytical and clear-thinking. Hard
adverbs adverb of hungry. is what you add -ly to. most and best are . adverbs that do not have -ly added to an adjective to make a superlative adverb. adverbs that do have -ly added to an adjective to make the superlative adverb. Older Children
All About Poetry a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things without the use of such specific words of comparison as like, as, than, or resembles. poetry that does not have a regular pattern of rhythm or rhyme. a figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes. The main idea of a poem, short story, or novel. a figure of speech in which two unlike things are compared, using 'like,' 'as,' or 'seems'. Big
American Literature unit vocabulary jump or dance around excitedly.. the presentation of something as being smaller, worse, or less important it actually is . erase (a mark) from a surface. logic and inference or a conclusion hat does not follow from premises . philosophy which says that thought and spiritual things or more than ordinary human experiences. Big
An Inspector Calls Another name that Eva used. Fire and blood and *******. Mother says this 'Girls of that *****'. Where the play is based. The daughter feels this emotion for her actions. Hard
An Inspector Calls giving or receiving money or goods by those with money to those who have none. A technique used in the play to bring humour into a non-humorous situation.. to take one's own life. when someone looks for information to solve something. well off financially. Big
Ana's Story Fill in the Crossword Puzzle: (There is some awnsers that are two words) She worked at the reform center. Ana's baby's name. He is Ana's boyfriend at the end of the book. She gets pregnant at this age. Things that Ana has to take for HIV. Hard
Antigone killed his father and married his mother. holy or strictly religious. multiple gods. Blind prophet. one god. Hard
AP Rhetorical Terms more agreeable or less offensive substitute for an unpleasant word. figure of speech using deliberate exaggeration. speech not intended to carry literal meaning. major category into which literary work fits. the introductory material of a composition which creates tone. Hard
April Raintree lack of concern, don't care. emotional distress and unhappiness. want to learn, ask questions. when things don't make sense. Adult
Artemis A Greek Goddess brother of artemis. artemis protects it. father of the twins. sister of apollo . mother of the twins. Teenage
Arthur Miller Miller's first novel. Cause of death. First popular success. Number of performances 'The Man Who Had All Luck' had. Reason he couldn't be in military. Hard
Athena Brother of Athena. Athena's equivalent goddes of the Romans. She is the goddess of________.. This building was made in her honor by Athens. One of Athena's symbols. Older Children
AUTHORS & Works Speech to the Second Virginia Convention. The Minister's Black Veil. A Sight in Camp in the Dabreak Gray and Dim. The Devil and Tom Walker. Crisis, No. 1. Older Children
Ballad Poems The word 'Ballad' comes from a French dance called ____. A type of figurative language used in 'Space Cows and Green Cheese'. A poem that tells a story. You can find good examples of ballad poems in a romantic type of ____. A famous author who wrote the book 'Pigs Is Pigs'. Hard
Beauty and The Beast Vocabulary to give much praise. by own choice. spledid, beautiful. a person who sells or buys merchandise for profit (make money). kindness or forgiveness more than what is expected. Older Children
Because of Winn-Dixie- Spelling a meal outdoors. a bug. small. to make a pounding noise. to let something fall. Young Kids
Before They Were Authors Dr. Seuss wrote it, it has a orange furry guy.. when you feel weird about something.. Redish flakes of iorn.. Obsessed with someone.. He wrote a book called Green eggs and ham.. Hard
Belle's Poetry Match the words with the correct definitions. describes on thing as if it were something else. language that is not meant to be taken literally. gives human qualities to a nonhuman subject. the use of words that imitate sounds like splat, hiss, and gurgle. a line or group of lines in a poem that is repeated at regular intervals. Hard
Beowulf what type of literature is 'Beowulf' classified as. Beowulf's sword. the men hid here in the hall when grendel attacks. warriors decorate his funeral pyre with this item. demon spite swamp monster. Older Children
Beowulf the type of building Beowulf found while fighting Grendel's mother. Beowulf's lord and uncle. Herot is described as this. number of years Grendel terrorizes Herot. Wextan's son. Hard
Beowulf Fill out all boxes with words matching the definitions from the poem Beowulf Gate keeper for Hrothgar . A movable wooden board used as a ramp to board or disembark from a ship or boat. Members of a legendary royal family of Danes or their people . Beowulf's childhood friend. A man who is one of a person's blood relations. Hard
Beowulf's Epic Crossword Puzzle What saved Beowulf from Grendel's mothers claws?. Who was the king before Beowulf?. What is Beowulf's last wish?. Who is the person that came to help Beowulf in the last battle?. Who did Beowulf face in the second story?. Hard
Bertha von Suttner What was the name of her husband?. Lay Down Your Arms is a ... Bertha wrote. Which country was she living in?. What was she working for . She warned about.... Hard
Biographies a true story about someone's life. a listing of family members in the form of tree branches. listing of events in the orde that they happened. events that have already happened. an event that really happened in the past. Older Children
Biography a persons life story written by someone else. careful study of a specific subject. things that are true. a persons life story written by themselves. one thing following after another. Teenage
Blues Clues -ible and -able Crossword Complete the Crossword Able to exist together harmoniously . Capable of existing, taking place, or proving to be true. Pleasing; pleasant. Able to be agreed. Liable to or deserving punishment.. That can or might be corrupted.. Teenage
Book Genres detailed description of a person's life. used in many works of literature to show foolishness in humans, organizations, or even governments . is a book made up of comics content that is a longer form of fiction. a book that has a large collection of writings . short story that typically features folkloric fantasy characters, such as dwarves, dragons, elves, fairies, giants, gnomes, goblins, mermaids, trolls, unicorns, or witches, and usually magic.. Big
Book Types ______/architecture books are the type of books that tell about true art or architecture.. the type of genre where these books have crimes. a story with made-up characters, but it contains events that could be real. the type of book where characters have a mystery. the type of genre without grammar rules. Hard
British Literature Timeline Period that starts with WW I. The Old English Period better known as. The first name of Mr. Sensible. The opposition of reason and a characteristic of Romanticism. Main character in Le Morte d'Arthur. Hard
Bye, Bye Birdie Hugo drinks this and 'gets looped'. What Conrad will give Kim. Nerdy boy. Romantic song, '________, Talk to Me'. Bye, Bye ___________. Older Children
Call of the Wild Age of main character. Means of capture. Mode of getaway. Manuel's weakness. Mother. Older Children
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